Sunday, January 31, 2010
Saturday, January 30, 2010
THE WOLF MOON
The Wolf Moon, the largest, brightest moon of 2010, 14% bigger in diameter and 30% brighter than our lesser full moons (see why here).
The Wolf Moon was named by Native Americans for the wolves howling during cold winter nights. It is also known as The Old Moon, or the After Yule Moon.
The photo was taken from our deck last night at 9:19.
Canon S10IS---Hand held, full zoom (560mm), 1/500th second, f/5.7, ISO 80---cropped.
Friday, January 15, 2010
Keith Olbermann's Quick Comment about Haiti, Pat Robertson and Rush Limbaugh
And thank you Mr. Olbermann for saying it...
Thursday, January 07, 2010
We are the greatest nation of consumers and polluters in the history of the planet.
We should be very proud...
Monday, January 04, 2010
The Court Jester...
Friday, January 01, 2010
In the First Gloaming of the New Year...
The Sons of the Pioneers---back in the 1930s, 40s, and 50s---sang of Tumbling Tumbleweeds, Cool Clear Water, and Blue Shadows on Timber Trails, invoking harmonic poetic imagery which defined with great clarity the open prairies and rugged mountains of the Southern California I grew up in.
In several songs they also sang about, "The Gloaming", a term you don't hear much anymore which describes the light of the sky during those brief moments between day and night.
Nowadays we would usually think of that time as dusk, or twilight, but whenever I see a sky like this I am definitely, 'In The Gloaming', and I can hear those sweet cowboy harmonies ringing through eternity.
~A Joyful New Year To All~